Lisbon man jailed after allegedly attempting to break in to Canton home, then fighting with residents inside
CANTON – A Lisbon man was jailed Friday after St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a male attempting to break into a home with people inside.
Robert J. Driscoll, 26, of County Route 28, Lisbon, was charged with criminal trespassing, menacing, resisting arrest, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana following the incident. He was sent to St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $750 cash bail after being arraigned in Potsdam Town Court.
Three local artists to gather for arts council event in Potsdam June 30
POTSDAM – Three local artists Maurice Kenny, Tim Strong and Paul N. Pedersen will gather at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council gallery for a special event on Thursday, June 30 from 6 to 7 p.m.
A Dozen by Maurice Kenny and A Half Dozen by Tim Strong features poetry by two local authors, and artwork by Paul N. Pedersen.
Each copy of the book is locally bound with handmade paper at Tim Strong’s studio. The artists will share selections from their newly released book during the evening presentation at the SLC Arts Council.
Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce plans annual dinner June 30
BRASHER FALLS – The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Dinner Thursday, June 30 at Erin’s Isle, with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7.
The dinner is a buffet including roast turkey, baked lasagna and beef kabobs.
Newly elected chamber officers and board members will be introduced as well as Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and business of the year.
This is Barbara Cross of Fowler's Yorkie puppy Buddy. What a nice present.
Heuvelton, Richville students graduate from Cornell University
Cornell University has announced students from Huevelton and Richville have graduated with the Class of 2011 during Commencement ceremonies in Ithaca May 29.
• Drew Putman of Heuvelton graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and Life Sciences.
• Katherine Boyd of Richville graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and Life Sciences.
North Country residents being invited to participate in health status of region
POTSDAM -- A SUNY Potsdam professor and a student researcher are inviting North Country residents to help them with a study of the health status of the region’s population.
Dr. Kelly Bonnar, an assistant professor in the Department of Community Health, and senior Samantha Paige of Norfolk are surveying residents to see if there are disparities or avoidable differences in Type II Diabetes among area residents of different races and ethnicities.
Potsdam library computer center offering Word, networking, Excel, website design classes in July
POTSDAM – The Potsdam Public Library Computer Center will offer several classes in July to help the public become more proficient with several Microsoft applications.
To register, contact Bob or René at 265-7230.
• Monday July 11: Basic Word - This class is intended to leave the student able to write a well laid-out letter and produce a table. The method is hands-on with each student using one of our computers; 9-11 a.m.
Madrid church, other non-profits plan auction in Ogdensburg June 30
OGDENSBURG – The United Church of Madrid and other non-profit organizations will participate in an auction starting at 4 p.m. Thursday, June 30 at the Knights of Columbus, 721 Hasbrouck St.
Viewing starts at 9 a.m. Auctioneer is Robert Kosman.
The church will add its portion of the proceeds to the Good Shepherd window restoration fund. The window was removed from the old Methodist church when it was torn down after the congregation merged in 1974 with the United Church of Madrid.
The window is now located in the Sunday School wing of the church.
Massena Senior Citizens to host trip to Washington, D.C. Sept. 22-27
MASSENA – The Massena Senior Citizens will host a trip to Washington, D.C., Sept. 22 to 27 and all ages in the community are invited.
See the sites of our US Capitol, the White House, the National Archives, Embassy Row, Georgetown, the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, several war memorials, Arlington National Cemetery, the Tomb of the Unknowns, the Kennedy Graves, Iwo Jima Memorial, the Smithsonian Institution, topped off with a dinner and entertainment.
On the way home, they will visit the Baltimore Inner Harbor.
George F. Bruyere was born in Ogdensburg on August 28, 1923, the son of Bella and Oliver Bruyere. He graduated from Saint Mary’s Academy in 1941 and enlisted in the United States Air Force. George served in WWII in the 455th Bomber Group of the 15th Air Force division and was stationed in Italy. On their 24th mission his plane was hit by flack and the crew was forced to bail out. George was wounded upon landing, captured and held as prisoner of war until VE Day (Victory in Europe), May 8th 1945.